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Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs
15 October 2018
Football is leaving no mattress unturned in its quest for the perfect night’s kip. Sleep gurus, napping pods and wearable tech help today’s stars to stay fit and firing in ways their predecessors wouldn’t have dreamt of... 
Alex McLeish
15 October 2018
The Scotland manager failed to put a brave face on when discussing recent results, Back of the Net reports
FIFA 19 best kits
15 October 2018
Tom Wiggins picks out some snazzy strips to turn your FIFA 19 team into trend-setters... 
Sergio Aguero
15 October 2018
The all-time goals chart shows who put balls into nets the most times, but it doesn’t necessarily show off how efficient players were – or are – in front of goal...
Nicolas Anelka
15 October 2018
Eden Hazard, beware. Plenty of other players have pushed for a move to the Bernabeu, only to discover it wasn’t all it was cracked up to be...
Gareth Southgate England
12 October 2018
Absence of supporters a ‘major boost’ for Three Lions, says England boss
Patrick Vieira
12 October 2018
Thierry Henry, Wayne Rooney and even Peter Odemwingie have scooped the top flight's individual award several times. But none of these eight stars have. Ever... 
Thierry Henry
12 October 2018
He's on the verge of his first managerial job at Monaco, but things weren't so easy for the Frenchman almost two decades ago. In his first season at Highbury, a doubt-riddled 22-year-old came close to giving up on himself – and then everything changed...
Alan Shearer England
12 October 2018
A full squad of players have reached the magic 50-cap mark and also struck double figures for the Three Lions. Not sure who’d play in goal, mind you…
England's future
12 October 2018
Who's harbouring the country's brightest talent right now? And how is that manifesting itself in reality? The fine folks at Youth Hawk explain...
Jordan Henderson
11 October 2018
England's lack of quality passers risks being exploited by the masters of possession during this international break, as Richard Jolly explains
Ruben Loftus-Cheek
11 October 2018
Left out of the latest England squad and scraping minutes for his boyhood club, the Blues midfielder is facing a painful and unfulfilling end at Stamford Bridge. Daniel Storey gets depressed…